Electricity Poles Erected 22 Years Ago, But No Electricity Yet | Uttar Pradesh Elections 2022

 

Young residents of Tiwaripur village in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district recall seeing electricity poles being erected as children. There were hopes that finally electricity would reach their village too. But despite multiple parties taking their shot at governance over the last two decades, the situation hasn't improved for them.

"Our children face a lot of problem while studying. Everyone has electricity. But the houses belonging to minorities and Dalits have been left out," said one of the residents that our Community Correspondent Harishankar spoke to.

The villagers have decided this time to boycott the Uttar Pradesh state elections and not vote if their demands - of electrification of their village and of construction of an all weather road, are not met.

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The Student Teacher Ratio and School Area needs improvement

 
/ November 24, 2022

In this video of UPS Manwan Awoora school, Kupwara, Kashmir, the community correspondent Pir Azhar shows us that there are nine classes for 250 students, and due to lack of space, the lower primary classes are held outside in the open. Also the school has only 7 teachers. 

The Sinking Houseboats of Kashmir

 
/ November 23, 2022

Houseboats are a major tourist attraction in Kashmir. History says that this tradition started in the 1800s and since then it has created a unique heritage in the tourism industry.

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